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Humiliation suffered by Sikh players at Asia Cup figures in LS

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:23

Members in the Lok Sabha on Thursday expressed outrage over the humiliation suffered by two Sikh players in the just concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup in China where the organisers did not allow them to wear the turbans while playing.

GoI seeks report from BFI over `turban row`, asks IOC to issue guidelines

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:14

After two `Sikh` players from the Indian basketball team were asked to play without their turbans during the recently concluded Asia Cup in China, the Minister of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has issued a statement expressing shock and has sought a detailed report from the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).

Two Sikh players forced to remove turbans during Basketball Asia Cup

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:10

Two Indian `Sikh` players were forced to remove turbans during the fifth edition of Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) Asia Cup, in China.

India swamp Singapore to finish 7th in Asia Cup Basketball

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:49

India ended their campaign in the 5th FIBA Asia Cup Basketball at Wuhan, China Saturday by swamping Singapore 85-36 to finish seventh in the tournament.

Winless India eyeing full points against Malaysia

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 00:40

Yet to taste its first win in the event, India will be up for another stiff challenge when its fragile defence take on Malaysia`s speedy strikers in their penultimate Group A match of the men`s hockey World Cup at the Greenfields Stadium, here Saturday.

England post too good to turn down, says Farbrace

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:15

England`s new assistant coach Paul Farbrace admitted on Thursday that it was impossible turn down the job even though he will have mixed feelings when he faces former employers Sri Lanka next month.

Farbrace resigns as Sri Lanka`s coach

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:55

Sri Lanka were left searching for their seventh coach in four years after Paul Farbrace resigned on Tuesday to take up a possible assignment with England, Sri Lanka Cricket said.

I have learnt a lot from legends like Rahul sir: Samson

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 21:39

Describing his stint in the IPL for Rajasthan Royals (RR) as an invaluable learning curve, Kerala`s wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson expressed his wish to improve his game and become a good finisher learning the nuances of the game from a legend like Rahul Dravid.

Fawad Alam `never lost hope` of international comeback for Pak

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:02

Pakistani cricketer Fawad Alam has said that he never gave up hope regarding a comeback to the international team and always believed that one day he would be rewarded for his efforts.

World T20: Pakistan players upbeat ahead of India clash

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 10:03

Humiliated by South Africa in a warm-up match but Pakistan`s cricketers claimed to be in the best of spirits ahead of their marquee clash against India in the World Twenty20 Championships on Friday with skipper Mohammed Hafeez saying that the team has learnt to remain calm in the high-pressure game.

Pressure of playing against India will motivate us: Hafeez

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 20:50

Pakistan will start their campaign at World T20 with a high-octane clash against India but skipper Mohammad Hafeez believes the "pressure" of locking horns against the arch-rivals in the opening match will act as a "motivation" for the side.

Afridi hails Pak as `best limited-overs outfit in world`

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 17:52

Star Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has hailed his side`s limited-overs outfit as the best in the world, although he admitted that they need to improve their fielding efforts.